HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Critical Care Step Down Unit PRN in Fort Pierce, Florida

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Fort Pierce, FL


Sign on bonus/relocation assistance available to qualified candidates...inquire with Recruiter

Facility Description: Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a 24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood provides the area’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood’s Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited and, for 11 years in a row, the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first – no matter what! / / Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence! / / /Benefits:/ /We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance./ // Critical Care Step Down at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, Ft Pierce, FL equals challenge!

This 54 bed unit is in need of experienced RNs who seek to work with a great team, learn and grow, advance to higher areas of Critical Care, enjoy professional satisfaction, and be highly challenged.

A few stats: Most common diagnosis: MI, Chest Pain, CHF

Most common procedures: Pre and Post Cardiac Cath, Pre and Post Open Heart, Pre and Post Neurosurgery

Most common drips used: Heparin, Nitro, Insulin, Cardizem, Dopamine, Dobutamine, & Cardene

Nurse to Patient Ratios: 4-6:1

Unit Culture: Patient oriented, Team focused

Ideal experience/skill set for this unit: Minimum 1-2 years previous nursing experience in Cardiac, Telemetry, Critical Care Step Down, or Neuro

Best personality fit: Motivated, Team Oriented, Self Directed, and Positive

Leadership Structure: Director, Clinical Coordinators, and Patient Care Coordinators

Compensation: Great new rates with Sign On and Relocation assistance available to qualifying candidates Take the CCSD Lawnwood Challenge! Call me today!

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The CCSD RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.

  • Carries out physician orders.

  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.

  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Instructs and educates patients and families.

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Required Job Qualifications include:

  • FL RN Licensure, or

  • Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)

  • Current certification as a BLS, ACLS Healthcare Provider.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing preferred

  • Previous experience in acute care nursing preferred

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Critical Care Step Down Unit PRN

Location: Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County

Requisition ID: 00102-7519